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Music under the sun: Tours and shows this summer worth a road trip

Have you noticed recently that the sun isn’t going down until 9:30 p.m.? That, and the sudden, optimistic perspective you have on life can only mean one thing: it’s almost summer. Summer is a time of leisure for students; the distinct, happy vibe that blankets our community provides many opportunities …

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Pink Floyd’s new album is not a Pink Floyd album, which is for the best

Pink Floyd was at least four bands throughout its quarter-century existence, so comparing its first posthumous album The Endless River to the rest of the group’s legacy would be futile. And though the album sounds like a natural continuation of the work done by Pink Floyd’s final, David Gilmour-fronted incarnation, it’s worth …

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Celebrate Measure 91’s victory with these great stoner albums

Since Measure 91 was approved and you can’t legally light up until July, it may seem too early to recommend good albums by which to get high. But as Oregon’s new marijuana laws still forbid toking in public places, stoner behavior in Eugene isn’t likely to change too much once the …

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Eugene Ballet Company brings Pink Floyd rock ballet to the Hult Center

When you think of ballet, it’s doubtful that classic rock music pops into your head. But this weekend, that is exactly what the Eugene Ballet Company is bringing to the Hult Center stage: a rock ballet, set entirely to Pink Floyd’s album, “Dark Side of the Moon.”@@http://www.eugeneballet.org/[email protected]@ “I think people …

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